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Poster: jory2 Date: Sep 12, 2011 5:15pm
Forum: web Subject: Re: Why is Archived content purged retroactively? [Was: Re: Ezboard content suddenly not available in the new system - why?]

Its a good thing I printed your post Jeff, it's already been documented and sent to my lawyer.
You deleted it too late.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffJeff Kaplan Date: Sep 12, 2011 10:38pm
Forum: web Subject: Re: Why is Archived content purged retroactively? [Was: Re: Ezboard content suddenly not available in the new system - why?]

i was referring to questions regarding robots.txt blocking site. i revised it to better state that. sorry if you misunderstood.

This post was modified by Jeff Kaplan on 2011-09-13 05:38:20

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Poster: jory2 Date: Sep 13, 2011 6:33am
Forum: web Subject: Re: Why is Archived content purged retroactively? [Was: Re: Ezboard content suddenly not available in the new system - why?]

Jeff you wrote the following:
"media is not being deleted. it just becomes unavailable for viewing in the Wayback Machine."
there was nothing to "misunderstand" about that.
Changing your post to read:
"My understanding is that when a robots.txt is in place all pages from that site are blocked." is pointing out the obvious and answers no ones questions.
We already know that sites are "blocked" when a robot.txt is respected, the questions is, is the content deleted from the Internet Archive, or simply made unavailable for public viewing?



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